Affiliates and Partners

Affiliated Organizations and Partners

ECMN Affiliated Organizations:


Located in Golden Valley, Breck School is a coeducational, college-preparatory day school enrolling students of diverse backgrounds and abilities in grades preschool through twelve.

Circle of the Beloved

The Episcopal Church in Minnesota, together with St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, community organizers and neighbors, are launching Circle of the Beloved: the Minnesota branch of the Episcopal Service Corps. Five Residents will live in intentional community on the North side of Minneapolis and serve full time at Americorps sites that work to close opportunity gaps in Minnesota. At Circle, we intend to live together in intentional Christian community that acknowledges and deepens kinship across many lines of difference.

ECMN Retreat Center at Shattuck-St. Mary’s
The ECMN Retreat Center, completed in the fall of 2014, repurposed the 147-year-old historic Phelps Infirmary building on the campus of Shattuck-St. Mary’s in Faribault into an on-campus meeting space and retreat center. The building is 18,500 square feet in size and contains a catering kitchen, a bar and lounge, meeting space, and 12 guest suites. If you are interested in booking this space, please email Lizanne Geno, Missioner for Administration, at

Episcopal Group Homes

The mission of Episcopal Group Homes is to provide quality residential services to person with developmental disabilities, creating for them a supportive and challenging environment and the opportunity to develop skills essential to functioning as members of a community.

Episcopal Homes of Minnesota

The mission of Episcopal Homes is to enrich lives and build community with senior adults by providing homes and services that support each individual’s physical, social, and spiritual needs. Since 1894, Episcopal Homes has been welcoming residents from all walks of life. Today Episcopal Homes is nationally recognized as a leader in providing a continuum of housing options and affordability.

Episcopal House of Prayer

The vision of the Episcopal House of Prayer is to be a contemplative ministry of spiritual transformation, grounded in the Christian tradition, in the practice of Benedictine hospitality, and reaching out and welcoming to all.

Shattuck-St. Mary's

Nestled into the picturesque town of Faribault, Shattuck-St. Mary’s (SSM) guides young people to be strong in character, mind, body and spirit for a life of learning and service. Students from 39 states and 17 countries meet at SSM for an outstanding academic experience in a cooperative campus community. SSM’s demanding coeducational college preparatory program – including rigorous academic, arts and athletics programs – fosters excellence and self-confidence.

The Sheltering Arms Foundation

The Sheltering Arms Foundation’s mission is to enhance the lives of children and help them reach their full potential, especially those experiencing barriers to success. As a grantmaking organization, the Foundation supports programs benefiting children and their families in Minnesota who are most vulnerable, have least access to resources, and are least likely to have a wide array of choices about their future.

University Episcopal Community 

The University Episcopal Community is a campus ministry for young adults 18-24 who are living, working or studying anywhere in Minneapolis. Our motto is "Blessing Minneapolis with stories and meals" and we use small groups, intentional community and dinner church worship to build Beloved Community.

Other Partnering Organizations:

The Minnesota Council of Churches
The Minnesota Council of Churches is a community of communions who confess Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. As such, it seeks to manifest within the State of Minnesota the unity of the Church in Christ. Relying on the transforming power of the Holy Spirit, the Council works to bring its members into life-giving fellowship and into common witness, study and action to the glory of God and in service to all creation. View their most recent one-page report here.

The Joint Religious Legislative Coalition
Guided by God’s vision of the common good as reflected in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic traditions, the Joint Religious Legislative Coalition (JRLC) mobilizes religious communities to influence public policy in Minnesota. Core values: human dignity, justice, democratic participation, spirituality of dialogue, prophetic leadership, credibility, action, and leadership development.

The Resource Center for Churches
The Resource Center for Churches recommends and shares web, video, print, curriculum, and other resources for all areas of church life. All ECMN clergy, staff, and lay leaders are welcome to contact the RCC for free consultation and access to outstanding ministry resources. See their FAQ.